Current and emerging therapies for the treatment of myasthenia gravis

  title={Current and emerging therapies for the treatment of myasthenia gravis},
  author={Renato Mantegazza and Silvia Bonanno and Giorgia Camera and Carlo Giuseppe Antozzi},
  booktitle={Neuropsychiatric disease and treatment},
Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an autoimmmune disease in which autoantibodies to different antigens of the neuromuscular junction cause the typical weakness and fatigability. Treatment includes anticholinesterase drugs, immunosuppression, immunomodulation, and thymectomy. The autoimmune response is maintained under control by corticosteroids frequently associated with immunosuppressive drugs, with improvement in the majority of patients. In case of acute exacerbations with bulbar symptoms or… CONTINUE READING


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